Top 5 Wednesday: Character Names

Hello, hello, hello. It’s Top 5 Wednesday again. In keeping with May’s topic-less topics, this week I’ve chosen a fun one. Today I’m going to talk about my top five favorite character names. To me, character names are as important as character traits. Of course, sometimes a name is just cool. Either way, I deeply [...]

The Words That Built the Story: A Study of Laini Taylor’s Writing Style

When asked to list popular YA authors, Laini Taylor often doesn’t make people’s lists. This by no means indicates that she’s not as good. On the contrary, her writing is downright ethereal. It’s just not as readily accessible. Where most YA is written in a fairly straightforward manner, Laini’s prose is poetic and lyrical. In [...]

Top 5 Wednesday: Books and Series Best to Go into Blind

Hosted by the Top 5 Wednesday Goodreads Group Hello, fellow fans of things! Sorry I haven’t been posting as much lately. I’ve been scrambling for ideas, feeling like I always talk about the same things over and over. Plus, I’ve been binging It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Twice (I’m already on season eight again after [...]

April 2017 Wrap-Up

  April has not been a good reading month for me. With a year-end goal of 100 books, I should be reading about ten a month. This month I read four. And one of them was a graphic novel. Reread. I was also in a pseudo-reading slump, where I kept starting books and and then [...]